Pietro Peretto is a professor in the Department of Economics at Duke University. His research focuses on industrial organization, technological change, and other aspects of macroeconomics. His studies have explored international trade, growth and innovation, market structure, corporate taxation, industrial organization, development and the environment, research and development, and more; his analyses tend to use the endogenous growth theories. He has been publishing research in leading academic journals for nearly two decades. His latest research projects have to do with resource scarcity, sustainable growth, and the role of regulation.